Officials with the Los Angeles Police Department said just before 4:40 a.m., they received a call about a person with a gun on an MTA bus at the intersection of Melrose and Western avenues.
The LAPD set up a large perimeter around the area. A robot dog was reportedly deployed and was able to retrieve a gun from the suspect.
The suspect was taken into custody by 6:30 a.m. The LAPD clarified this was not a hostage situation and no injuries were reported.
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Authorities have not released the name of the suspect.